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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre Goes Online

Due to Corona Virus restrictions, our exhibition at a shopping centre has now gone online. Continuing our shop hire at a major shopping centre my friend Peter and I used to take turns opening the shop on Saturdays. As customers … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Helen Cottle

Every month the international group of artists AERA present a member on German TV. Today there is a new co-production with Graeme Stevenson introducing acrylic painter Helen Cottle from Australia. It´s in English with German subtitles. We are looking forward … Continue reading

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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre – Today

Continuing our shop hire at a major shopping centre my friend Peter and I take turns opening the shop on Saturdays. Today it is my turn again. Hoping for customers to come out despite virus scare everywhere. We have had … Continue reading

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How to Paint an Autumn Tree – Video No.286

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Michael James Smith. In this 8 minute time lapse and speed painting video he shows us how to paint an autumn tree. It is a detailed realistic painting. It will work both … Continue reading

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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre – Today and Tomorrow

Having hired an empty shop at a major shopping centre my friend Peter and I take turns opening the shop on Saturdays. This week Peter will be there on Friday and Saturday. We have had quite a few visitors in … Continue reading

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Lesya Liu on How to Find Your Target Market

This information will be useful to people who want to find the right market for their products. It tells social media users how to connect with their audience. Although it is not art specific it should work for artists too. … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Sunset – Video No.285

In this video Chuck Black shows us how to paint a sunset over a lake. In just under 10 minutes this acrylic speed painting video demonstrates the process from start to finish. Hope you like my choice of the day. … Continue reading

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Gary Boyler on How to Improve Your Blog

Found this information to be quite useful. It tells bloggers and others who want to promote their art on social media what best to avoid and what to do instead. Gary´s blog offers much more on various art related subjects. … Continue reading

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Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting. For her … Continue reading

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How to Get Exposure – Video No.284

In this 14 minute video Andrew Tischler shares 5 tips on how to get more exposure as an artist. 1) Don´t Rush 2) Get ONLINE 3) Exhibit 4) Be Persistent 5) Improve Your Quality He explains in detail what he … Continue reading

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